Peppermint Essential Oil

If you’re anything like me, peppermint essential oil is your favourite. Few drops of Peppermint always seem to do the trick, whether you’re seeking for a blast of fresh aroma, an energetic early-morning diffuser blend, or a cooling addition to a foot rub at the end of the day.

The peppermint plant is a versatile perennial herb that has been cherished since ancient times. The plant’s first recorded appearance dates back to 1000 BC when dried peppermint leaves were found entombed in ancient Egyptian pyramids. Throughout human history, this herb has been valued as a multi-purpose plant and an essential oil whose components are now used by cosmetic, culinary, and health industries around the world. When you use it internally, Peppermint oil is also well known for its ability to help alleviate occasional upset stomach and promote healthy respiratory function.* 

9 tips to use peppermint essential oil

1.    Find your focus. When it’s time to focus on a project, diffuse this combination to fill your workplace or study environment with energetic aromas. I use it every morning before I work. I diffuse it when my son has homework to do too.

2.    Refresh and rehydrate. To make your water bottle even more refreshing, add a few drops of peppermint essential oil. For every 16 ounces of water, you may add 1-2 drops. I add peppermint to my water every time after a workout. 

3.    Find balance. Diffuse this grounding essential oil when you meditate. This is one of my favourite oil to use when meditating. I add 2 drops of peppermint and 2 drops of frankincense on my diffuser. Sometimes I add 1 drop of peppermint onto my palms and inhale it. 

4.    Instead of reaching for artificially flavoured gum or candy when you need to freshen your breath, look to Peppermint oil to do the job. Mix a drop of Peppermint oil with a drop of Lemon essential oil in water, take a sip, and swirl it around in your mouth for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse. The most beneficial ingredient in this mouth rinse is menthol, a component found in Peppermint oil. Menthol has been used for centuries for its ability to cleanse and freshen. When you use a drop of Peppermint oil in your mouth rinse, the menthol is what gives it a fresh and minty kick. This powerful and fresh element is why Peppermint is found in many oral health products today. When using this Peppermint oil mouth rinse, you will experience a pleasurable, cooling feeling and you will walk away confident, knowing that your breath smells just as good as it feels.

5. Peppermint oil can be inhaled to invigorate the senses and promote a sense of well-being. This potent oil can be incredibly beneficial on its own, but when you combine it with the correct blend of essential oils, the synergy of the oils results in even more advantages. Try putting one drop of Peppermint oil in the palm of your hand, along with one drop of Wild Orange oil and one drop of Frankincense oil, and inhaling through your nose while cupping your palms over your nose This simple aromatic recipe is perfect for a mid-day pick-me-up.

6.Peppermint oil is a popular massage oil because of its calming properties. I never have a massage without peppermint.  Try using Peppermint oil into your massage routine to enjoy the pleasant cooling sensations it provides while inhaling its sweet and calming perfume. Lavender is a great massage partner for Peppermint oil. The addition of Peppermint and Lavender essential oils to any massage will generate ideal relaxing effects. Peppermint oil can also be used to your shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating hair massage that will give your scalp the attention it deserves. I added 3 drops to my shampoo. 

7. Play around with your favourite recipes. Use Peppermint to add a refreshing twist to a pitcher of lemonade.

8. Looking for a long-lasting way to smell the sweet and minty aroma of Peppermint oil? Enjoy this fresh aroma in your home, office, or classroom with this simple yet invigorating diffuser blend. Combine two drops of Peppermint oil, three drops of Grapefruit oil, and two drops of Sandalwood oil in a diffuser to make this blend. Peppermint oil diffused in a diffuser produces a cooling, energising mist. Additionally, Sandalwood’s grounding and mood-enhancing properties, as well as Grapefruit’s boosting advantages, will combine with Peppermint oil’s soothing and relaxing effects to create an energetic and peaceful aroma that everyone will appreciate. I start and end my day with peppermint essential oil

9. Supports digestion. To help relieve gastrointestinal pain, add a drop or two of Peppermint to a mug of hot tea. Peppermint can help with proper digestion and relieve discomfort after a big meal. I massage it on my boy’s tummies when they have a tummy aches. 

How do you use this oil? 

* When applied undiluted, peppermint is a “hot” oil, meaning it causes a warming feeling on the skin. We recommend starting with a 1:4 dilution of Peppermint with a carrier oil. If you wish to use it straight, do a 1 drop patch test to see how it reacts to your skin. If you have a reaction to the oil, dilute it with a 1:4 carrier oil ratio and conduct another patch test.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or
prevent any diseaseFacebookTwitterEmailShare

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.